An exciting new exhibition at V&A Dundee celebrates the Jamaican-Scottish heritage of talented young designer Nicholas Daley. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Designer Leon Strachan and his team have used their skills to ‘think kid’ to ensure the Beano is the most successful comic in the UK, discovers Caroline Lindsay.
A unique exhibition on the Isle of May showcases some of the East Neuk’s talented artists as well as the island’s natural beauty. By Caroline Lindsay
Any comic fan will know who Bananaman is – a schoolboy called Eric Allan who transforms into a muscled, caped figure when he eats a banana.
Talented graffiti artist Paco Graff tells Caroline Lindsay about the oldest art form in the world.
For some youngsters, it was the Daleks that sent them scurrying behind the sofa. For me, it was the Robinson family's robot in 1960s' US sci-fi series Lost in Space.
Mary-Jane (MJ) Duncan of Kitschnbake coffee shop in the Fife village of Newport created a show stopping cake in the shape of V&A Dundee.
Delicate tendrils, flowers and vine leaves twine their way up a slender green tentacle to create something incredibly special. The Vine Arm is a beautiful botanical prosthetic arm designed by Sophie de Oliveira Barata for model Kelly Knox, and is currently on display at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Forget Banksy, there’s a new artist in town. Balesy, otherwise known as Fleur Baxter, has been brightening up the fields around the East Skichen Farm in Angus with her straw bale art.
As events to celebrate Dundee’s first ever Design Month continue, Caroline Lindsay gets the chit chat on Pecha Kucha Night